The latest all-electric SUV, BMW designers iNext prototypeThe iX isn’t very futuristic, but it’s a stylish car (at least in these eyes) that sets it apart from automakers’ cars. ice-Powered model.
Available in two versions, the xDrive50 and M60, both come with a dual motor setup that can provide enough power. The former is rated at 516 horsepower, but the M-badge model is expected to output well over 600 horsepower (additional details have not yet been released). BMW also states that both models can be expected to have a range of approximately 300 miles (483 km) on a full charge.
Performance is what we expected, but this SUV contains some very interesting features. iX stand out. It features a self-healing kidney grill.
Now, since the iX is a fully electric car, these aren’t really grills. Manufacturers call the entire transparent assembly an intelligence panel. This is because cameras, sensors, and many other mechanisms are hidden.
Some might say, “They’re still ugly, whether they’re smart or not,” but I tend to agree. However, BMW is committed to this designSo you may get used to it.
The best thing about the grill (or panel) is that the polyurethane coating makes it less vulnerable to damage. If the surface is scratched, the coat will self-heal within 24 hours at room temperature or even faster if exposed to direct sunlight or warm air. The hood emblem doubles as a cover for the washer fluid reservoir cap.
SUVs are all about convenience, so you don’t have to lift the hood to refill when the washer fluid runs out. Gently push the front BMW emblem to open and pour directly.
This feature may not be as innovative as its predecessor, but it’s definitely a cool idea. I’ve seen emblems covering trunk locks and cameras in the past, but automakers have never used them as reservoir caps for washer fluid.
In addition, the central part of the rear emblem hides a washer for the camera embedded beneath it. If the latter gets dirty, the washer pops out and cleans the lens cover. There is an exciting wakeup sequence
When UWB (Ultra Wide Band) wireless technology is used to detect a key or smartphone and the driver is within 10 feet (3 meters), the vehicle begins a rendition called the Great Entrance Moment. It also unlocks the vehicle, adjusts the iDrive system, lays a light carpet next to the door, adjusts the seat, and heats the seat if it’s cold outside.Equipped with an all-new iDrive 8 infotainment interface
Inside, a very clear 14.9-inch curved touchscreen dominates the dashboard.It is using New iDrive 8 system This seems to be a significant improvement over the previous iteration.
With ease of use, customizability and sharp graphics, BMW promises better voice-controlled interactions.
In addition, functions that were once controlled by physical buttons have been integrated into the interface, significantly reducing the number of buttons and switches in the cabin. It boasts a huge electrochromic sunroof
After being amazed at how amazing it is Bent display Looking up (though not driving, of course), you’ll discover a huge sunroof that extends to the rear.
It is the largest glass roof ever installed in BMW and features PDLC (Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal) technology to protect occupants from direct sunlight. Thanks to this technology, you can change the transparency from transparent to opaque with the push of a button.
The latest members of the BMW i lineup will be available in the first part of 2022. Suggested retail price of $ 83,200Disguised as xDrive50 (plus $ 995 destination fee). The M60 model will definitely be more expensive, but the exact numbers have not yet been revealed.